Shaukat Khanum Coronavirus Resource Library for Healthcare Providers

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) is a specialized cancer centre however, in the wake of the current situation, we are mindful of our role as a leading healthcare institution of the country and are taking a number of steps to fight COVID-19. Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre has developed resources based on scientific evidence and international guidelines for the management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 for healthcare providers dealing with COVID-19 across the country.

Shaukat Khanum Guidelines for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):

The document has been prepared primarily for healthcare providers, however it contains useful information for the general public, as well. The treatment plan has been removed from the document, as all treatment must only be instituted on the advice of a treating physician (registered medical practitioner).

Click here to download Shaukat Khanum Guidelines for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Guidelines on Use of Personal Protective Equipment:

Guidance on the use of PPE while Caring for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 requiring DROPLET PRECAUTIONS, Contact Precautions and Eye Protection.

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Guidance on the use of PPE while Caring for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 requiring AIRBORNE PRECAUTIONS, Contact Precautions and Eye Protection.

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Guidance on the use of PPE while Caring for Multiple Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19.

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Guidance on the use of PPE for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in High Risk Areas such as High Dependency Units (HDUs) and Intensive Care Units (ICUs).

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Guidance on Obtaining Nasopharyngeal Samples for COVID-19 Testing.

Stay Home, Stay Safe – A Public Service Message


 

Shaukat Khanum COVID-19 Information Sessions:

Session 1 (February 28, 2020):
1. What is Coronavirus?
2. What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19?
3. How can we prevent the transmission of COVID-19?

 

Session 2 (March 16, 2020):
1. How can we differentiate coronavirus from influenza?
2.How can high-risk groups protect themselves from COVID-19?
3. What is the importance of social distancing?

 

Session 3 (March 31, 2020):
1. Who should wear masks and gloves?
2. What is the case definition being used for COVID-19 patients?
3. How is Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital going to fight on two fronts – cancer and COVID-19?

 

Session 4 (April 6, 2020):
1. What is the psychological impact of the ongoing situation?
2. How to deal with stress, anxiety and depression during the current pandemic?
3. How can we generate a positive attitude during this time?

 

Session 5 (April 13, 2020):
1. Is SKMCH&RC conducting all the tests free of cost or are we charging?
2. How many patients are we seeing in Camp COVID on a daily basis?
3. How many patients are currently admitted with COVID?